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Garigliano 1940  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sesia A5375   CNT, Riva Trigoso 1933 1934 1934 water tanker 1943, stricken 6/1972
Garigliano     CNT, Riva Trigoso 1933 1934 1934 captured by Germany 13/9/1943
Tirso     CNT, Riva Trigoso 1935 1937 8/1937 to France 12/1948
Scrivia     CNT, Riva Trigoso 1935 1937 10/1937 scuttled 9/9/1943


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1055
Displacement full, t1141
Length, m

66.1

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.20 aft 0.5 bow

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 FIAT diesels

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(6)
Armament

4 x 1 - 13.2/76, can carry 118 mines as minelayer

Military load

1000 troops, light tanks, vehicles

Complement36


Standard scale images


<i>Garigliano </i>1943
Garigliano 1943


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<i>Garigliano </i>1940  
Garigliano 1940  


Ship project history


Water tankers with landing capability. Had small bow ramp.

Modernizations


1939-1940, all: - 4 x 1 - 13.2/76; + 2 x 1 - 20/65 Breda 1939/40, 3 x 1 - 8/80

Naval service


Garigliano was captured by German troops 13/9/1943 at Maddalena, commissioned by Kriegsmarine as minelayer Dwarsläufer (later Oldenburg). 25/4/1945 she was scuttled by own crew but salvaged in 1946, repaired and served as water tanker till 1952. Scrivia was scuttled by own crew at La Spezia 9/9/1943.